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[audio]Labor Express Radio for 12-31-06 - Jerry Mead-Lucero

Keywords: labor, chicago, justice, workers, unions, immigrant, elections
Downloads: 268
[audio]Jorge Mujica of March 10th Committee at Rally at Cook County Jail - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Jorge Mujica of the March 10th Committee for Immigrant Rights discusses the reason immigrant rights activists held a rally outside Cook County Jail on July 29th, 2010. The rally against deportations and against Arizona's SB 1070, was held in conjunction with rallies around the country, on the first day that aspects of SB 1070 went into effect.
Keywords: immigrant rights, justice, worker, sb 1070, Arizona, Chicago, labor, deportations
Downloads: 8
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 12-31-06 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-31-06 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Our New Years Eve, 2006 episode takes a look at the top labor news stories of the past year. This is part 1 of a end of the year news review. Part 2 airs 1-7-07. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only labor news and current affairs program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday night at 7:00 PM on Chicago's indepedent community radio station, WLUW.
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; immigrant; elections; CIW; rights
Downloads: 368
[audio]Labor Express For 8-24-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 8-24-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. In this week’s program we take a look at the growing anger of teachers, parents and community members about how schools are funded in Chicago with Jackson Potter, a Chicago public high school teacher and a founding member of CORE (the Caucus of Rank and File Educators). We talk with Jorge Mujica of the March 10th Committee about plans for an immigrants rights march in downtown Chicago on Labor Day...
Keywords: Labor; rights; worker; union; justice; Chicago; immigrant; education; public schools; CORE; Labor Day; Pullman
Downloads: 24
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 8-6-06 - Jerry Mead-Lucero

Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; worker; union; rights; community; immigrant; class; immigration; NALACC
Downloads: 89
[audio]Labor Express For 6-22-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full June 22nd, 2008 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part II of my interview with Mark Brenner of Labor Notes on the 2008 SEIU convention in Puerto Rico. The convention gave a growing reform caucus within the union an opportunity to challenge the direction the union has taken in recent years under the leadership of Andy Stern. Reformers argue that business unionism has increasingly replaced the social movement orientation of the union...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; immigrant; ICIRR; detention center; SEIU; FMPR; Puerto Rico; reform
Downloads: 12
[audio]LE5-4-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-4-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode of Labor Express we bring you audio from Chicago's third annual Mayday march for immigrant rights, which at around 20,000 strong, was an impressive showing. Also includes an interview with Jack Heyman, one of the organizers of the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) West Coast Mayday strike against the war in Iraq...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; immigrant; mayday; ilwu; Jack Heyman; jorge mujica
Downloads: 18
[audio]SocorroLeos1 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Interview with Socorro Leos of MIRA!(Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance) about the struggles of workers in Pascagoula, MS. post-Katrina, and the conditions faced by guest workers in the shipyards of the Gulf Coast.
Keywords: immigrant; workers; labor; justice; katrina; Pascagoula; Mississippi; mira; labor express; gulf coast; jerry; mead-lucero; socorro; leos
Downloads: 33
[audio]IWW-Warehouse-sept07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) organizers, Alex van Schaick & Daniel Gross talk about the efforts of the IWW to organize warehouse workers in New York City. The IWW has assisted immigrant latino and asian workers in 8 New York warehouses to fight for better wages, improved working conditions and worker's power on the shop floor. Topics discussed include the unique organizing strategies of the IWW and it's relationship to new forms of worker organizing like worker centers.
Keywords: IWW; Industrial Workers of the World; labor; labor express; justice; new york; immigrant; latino; asian; warehouse; union; organizing; worker
Downloads: 105
[audio]LE9-9-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 9-9-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Interview with Tim Bell of The Chicago Worker’s Collaborative, about the proposed policies changes by the Dept. Homeland Security in-regards to the Social Security “no match letters”, which could result in massive firings of undocumented and documented immigrant workers. Socorro Leos of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance (MIRA!), talks about the struggles of migrant workers on the Gulf Coast, post-Katrina.
Keywords: labor; labor express; union; worker; justice; rights; Mississippi; MIRA!; immigrant; Socorro Leos; Katrina; Pascagoula; no match; social security; Tim Bell; Homeland Security
Downloads: 44
[audio]LE5-27-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-27-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Features an interview with Jorge Ramirez of the CFL about the historic victory of numerous labor supported Aldermanic candidates in the 2007 Chicago City Council Elections. Also features an Interview with Luis Gutierrez, Executive Director of Latinos Progressando, about the first ever Latin American Migrant Community Summit (Cumbre) held in April in Michoacán Mexico.
Keywords: labor; labor express; union; worker; justice; election; immigrant; migrant; latino; Latin America; Cumbre; Aldermanic; Chicago; Luis Gutierrez; Latinos Progressando; Chicago Federation of Labor; Jorge Ramirez; CFL
Downloads: 58
[audio]LE5-18-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-18-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This episode focuses on the presentation at the 2008 Labor Notes Conference, by the New Orleans Worker’s Center for Racial Justice, featuring a number of the Indian migrant workers, employees of Signal International in Mississippi, who endured a form a form debt peonage to this major U.S. marine construction company. The situation of the Signal workers is one of the most powerful indictments of the H2B guest worker program ye...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; guest worker; immigrant; india; indian; Signal; Gulf Coast; New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice; Saket Soni; Labor Notes
Downloads: 32
[audio]LE6-24-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 6-24-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode, a talk with Chicago Teacherâs Union (CTU) delegate Jackson Potter about the recent CTU elections and the upcoming contract negotiations. Michael Moore speaking at a National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC) rally for national health care. Also, some audio from SEIUâs âDreams Across America Tourâ, for immigrant rights.
Keywords: labor; labor express; union; worker; justice; rights; immigrant; migrant; latino; Chicago; Michael Moore; NNOC; Nurses; SEIU; CTU; teacher; Jackson Potter; Dreams Across America
Downloads: 38
[audio]LE11-25-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-25-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 1 of our focus on the Chicago Committee Against No Match Letters and the ICE Raid Rapid Response Network. In this episode, Mark Meinster of the United Electrical Workers Union (UE) talks about the 1-888-Dignidad hotline and their strategy to fight the use of no-match letters by employers to intimidate immigrant workers.
Keywords: UE; United Electrical Workers; Mark Meinster; labor; union; worker; rights; justice; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; 1-888-dignidad; rapid response network; no-match; immigrant
Downloads: 57
[audio]USSF-ImmigrantRightsPressConference - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Members of immigrant rights organizations from around the country speaking out against the âimmigration reformâ proposals that were being discussed in the U.S. Congress earlier today at a press conference held at the Immigrant Rights tent at the USSF. We received word later in the day, that the reform proposals in Congress were defeated â to the relief of everyone here.
Keywords: immigrant; labor; justice; rights; ussf; United States Social Forum
Downloads: 102
[audio]Labor Express For 2-4-13 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-4-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.Last week, both the US Senate and President Obama put forward proposals for long awaited, so called, comprehensive immigration reform. And here in Illinois, a new law was enacted allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a drivers license.  One of the greatest disappointments of many with Obama’s first term, was his broken promise to tackle the immigration issue.  The outcome of the November elections, in which the Latino vo...
Keywords: labor; rights; worker; union; justice; Chicago; immigrant; migrant; Obama; Illinois
Downloads: 17
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 1-7-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-7-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Our first program of 2007, the episode takes a look at the top labor news stories of 2006. This is part 2 of a end of the year news review. Part 1 aired 12-31-06. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only labor news and current affairs program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday night at 7:00 PM on Chicago's independent community radio station, WLUW.
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; immigrant; elections; CIW; rights; miners
Downloads: 416
[audio]USSF-BlackAllianceJustImmigration - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Gerald Lenoir of the The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), talks about immigrant rights as part of the larger struggle for racial justice at the Immigrant Rights Press Conference at the USSF (United States Social Forum).
Keywords: immigrant; labor; justice; rights; African-American; Black; BAJI; ussf; United States Social Forum
Downloads: 112
[audio]LE12-9-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-9-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 2 of our focus on the Chicago Committee Against No Match Letters and the ICE Raid Rapid Response Network. In this episode, Tim Bell of the Chicago Workers Collaborative talks about the no-match crisis and efforts to make Chicago a no-match letter, ICE raid free zone. Also, Emmanuel Castro talks about his struggle against no-match firings at Utility Concrete Products in Morris IL., and the initial reluctance of his union, L...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Chicago Committee Against No Match Letters; rapid response network; immigrant; ICE; Chicago Workers Collaborative; Emmanuel Castro; Tim Bell; Laborers Local 25
Downloads: 36
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 4-22-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-22-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This episode features an interview with Ken Barger, Director of Communications for FLOC (Farm Labor Organizing Committee) about the murder of FLOC organizer Santiago Rafael Cruz in Monterrey Mexico. It also includes an episode of Tom Herriman’s Shift Break on American Federation of Musicians Local 1000. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs program...
Keywords: labor; Chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; FLOC; farm workers; Tom Herriman; Shift Break; Mexico; immigrant; Santiago Rafael Cruz; Ken Barger; murder; assassination; local 1000; American Federation of Musicians
Downloads: 536
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 5-6-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-6-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Our post May Day 2007 episode, the bulk of the program involves interviews with participants in this year’s march and rally for immigrant workers rights in which hundreds of thousands participated. Also includes an interview with Chicago Teacher’s Union Activist Jackson Potter about a new documentary on Renaissance 2010, the plan by the Chicago Board of Education to privatize a large number of Chicago’s public schools...
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; CTU; teachers; Ren 2010; Renaissance; Jackson; Potter; May Day; Mayday; immigrant; Haymarket; James Thindwa; march; rally; may 1; public schools; UNITE-HERE; march 10th coalition; CONFEMEX; NALACC
Downloads: 271
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